Traditional Irish Cottage Pie

This 45-minute main dish ticks all the boxes that comfort food is known for, including perfectly seasoned ground meat in a hearty beef broth and red wine gravy.

It’s the perfect meal, and an oh so comforting dinner!


onion carrots garlic lean ground beef Worcestershire sauce tomato paste or mushroom ketchup fresh herbs dry red wine beef broth  dried bay leaves russett potatoes sweet potatoes cream butter eggs ...and a few additional ingredients!

Before Beginning: Preheat your oven. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Set aside.

Make the Filling: Begin by sautéing and caramelizing the vegetables, then adding ground beef to brown. 

Prepare the Potato Mash: In a saucepan over low heat, add heavy cream and butter and allow the cream to heat and the butter to melt. Whisk in the herbs and Kosher salt to taste. Keep warm.

Assemble and Bake: Place the casserole dish atop the lined baking sheet and load into the preheated oven and bake. The savory gravy beneath the potatoes will begin to bubble up along the sides and in the corners, so it’s important to place the baker atop a lined tray to catch any drips.

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